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Address: 701 Fifth Ave, 73rd floor, Columbia Center, Seattle, WA 98104 (Formerly Bank of America Tower)
Phone Number: 206-386-5564
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The Sky View Observatory has been one of our must visit places in Washington State. We just took our grand kids there this past week. The view was great again as always. The trip... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Vancouver, Washington
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Vancouver, Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The Sky View Observatory has been one of our must visit places in Washington State. We just took our grand kids there this past week. The view was great again as always. The trip to Seattle was fun as we went on the train from Vancouver, Wa. .

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Houston, TX
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We went twice, once at sunset and once again with more light. The views are stunning. Their on-site photographer takes complimentary photos. Don't miss: 1. dinner in the Sky City Restaurant there 2. seeing Mt. Rainier

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Charleston, West Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Overpriced and bored, rude staff, but it certainly is a beautiful site and a must visit when in Seattle.

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81 reviews 81 reviews
18 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

It is worth a look at Seattle from the top. There is an inside and outside area. It was windy on one side. There are facts and information to read.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I liked the amazing view from the tower and the fact that you could purchase food and beverages and sit down if there was an available table.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

If you plan on visiting the Chihuly exhibit its not much more to addon the Observatory. I can't really recommend the experience, but it is one of those iconic things to do :) probably spent about 15 minutes at the top and came down.

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Normal, Illinois
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

You are going to Seattle so you will want to hit the observatory. If you were like me, you question the admission price. Don't let it stop you. You went all that way, you are going up. And once you get to the observatory, enjoy. Your time and money were well spent on this diamond. Views abound, shopping is at... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

It was higher than Space Needle, and less expensive. Also, it was whole lot less people, you could actually enjoy the city views. I recommend this for elderly visitors. My 79 years old mother really like this one better than the Space Needle.

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Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Lunch at the sky view was a great experience. We really enjoyed the food and the service. The revolving restaurant was fun. Someone was leaving little notes with questions on the ledge that didn't revolve. We had a cool anonymous conversation via those notes. We asked and answered several questions this way during lunch. Fun! Our dessert was really cool... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This Seattle icon is a must-visit destination for any new visitors. On a sunny, clear day you can see 360 degrees of Pacific NW beauty, including 5 of the region's largest mountain peaks and and many bodies of water that grace this lovely city. You can see to Oregon on the best of days. Even if it's dreary (typical for... More 

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